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Vocab for "ACC"

A Christmas Carol Vocabulary

humbug nonsense
beguiled charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way.
penance voluntary self-punishment inflicted as an outward expression of repentance for having done wrong.
benevolence desire to do good to others; goodwill; charitableness
dirge a mournful song, piece of music, or poem
fervour intense and passionate feeling
avarice extreme greed for wealth or material gain
opaque not able to be seen through; not transparent
jocund cheerful and lighthearted
loth reluctant; unwilling
sympathy a feeling or an expression of pity or sorrow for the distress of another; compassion
credulity tendency to believe things too quickly or easily
penitence the action of feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentance
want undisciplined; unrestrained; reckless;to have a strong desire for
ignorance lack of knowledge, understanding, awareness, or education
scrutinise to examine in detail, closely
plunder to loot; to ransack; to steal
berferft deprived of somebody or something loved or valued; lacking value
odious evoking intense aversion or dislike; extremely unpleasant; repulsive
repress to hold back; to put down or check by force; putting unacceptable ideas, thoughts, and emotions out of conscious awareness
amends something done or paid to make up for an insult, wrong, or injury
dispel make (a doubt, feeling, or belief) disappear
illustrious highly distinguished; renowned; famous
recompense make amends to (someone) for loss or harm suffered; compensate
earnest marked by deep sincerity and serious intent
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